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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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A traditional English-style brown ale, but with more body. Its deep brown color comes from a combination of Chocolate and Black malts. Tall, dark and smooth – the perfect cure for the domestic beer blahs. 5.6% abv


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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
hfmejias (650) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JUN 8, 2013
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Pours clear, dark brown; huge head and lots of lacing. Roasted malts, nuts, some caramel and some chocolate. Taste is also sweet, smokey some chocolate there too. Nice roasty bitter finish. OK beer.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
AndyW68 (1022) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Mahogany pour with light tan head. Aroma is sweet caramel.Taste is wood, raisin and sticky sweet caramel. Balances to far to the sweet side.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Busick (352) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Not living up to their ’Son of A Peach’ status. This one failed to meet the mark of a good conversation brown.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1602) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 6, 2014
12 oz undated bottle served in a pint glass (from July 2011 tasting notes). Pours a dark mahogany brown with a modest of white head that quickly reduces to a ring and a few thin ’islands’. Slightly hazy. Somewhat weak but pleasant aroma of mixed malts, slightl floral and nutty. The mixed malts comes through in the flavor which seems to have several varieties: perhaps most obviously, chocolate. Nutty, with hints of coffee and hops in the ever-so-slightly dry finish. M - medium/thin body with medium carbonation. Crisp.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike5326 (802) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Light brown color with a reddish hue, no head. Mild roasted malt aroma. A yeasty roasted malt watery flavor with a weak cheese like finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (530) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2014
Aroma of malt, reddish brown colour, no head. Sweet malt taste with a watery finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (9357) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours cloudy and particulate brown with a huge, frothy light beige head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is nutty, light chocolate, toasty and bready malt, dates, earthy and spicy hops. Flavor is medium hops and moderate bitterness, sweet chocolate, toasty, nutty, and bready malt with light date notes and a dry finish. Medium-light body and moderate carbonation. This is a bit over-carbonated.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsmerig (1199) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Pours a deep brown with a cream colored head. Aroma is roasted chocolate. Taste is roasted chocolate with a slight tart note that finishes dark and brown.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bth122 (1226) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle while at b-laws house. Aroma of dark roasted malts, caramel. Taste is slightly tart. Pretty good mouthfeel. Medium body. Ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Itzjerm (1125) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Best part of the beer... an impressive head. Light hop aroma, taste is slight hop unbalance and astringent grain very light. Thin on the tongue, not much body. Light sweetness. Craft beer Blah.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigguns22 (623) - Maryland, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Good not great but brown ales are not my favorite anyway. Dark brown in color small to medium off white head. Aroma is lite not much to say here.


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